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I Volume 109 No. 45 The,HINTON NEWS (Continuing the Hinton Daily News & The Weekend Leader) Home of "W. Va, Water Festival" i Hinton, West Virginia Tuesday Feb. 21, 2012 50 Cents i PlaY in Brittany Bonds goes up to two points in the Lady Bobcats win 6ver Clay County. Lashae Bonds and Brittany Bonds are sisters on this years 17-5 Lady Bobcat Team. Lashae pulled down 10 rebounds in the Lady Bobcats 71 to 58 win over Woodrow last week. Summers County will play in the Sectional Tournament this week. DRUG FREE COMMUNITIES FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Thursday announced the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), in partnership with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is accepting applications for FY 2012 Drug Free Communities program grants to support community-based coalitions that organize to prevent youth substance abuse. "Southern West Virginia has been putting Drug Free Community dollars to work, stretching them to their last penny. This new round of funding would allow us to build on that work by sharing and extending the reach of these dollars with the growing recognition just how widespread drug abuse is," said Rahall, a senior member of the Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse. "Drug Free Communities coalitions can support a unified effort a community needs to help solve its youth substance use problems with two of our mos effective measures - education and prevention." The Drug Free Communities Sppor Program (DFC) is a Federal giant program, overseen by ONDCP but managed by SAMHSA that provides funding to community- based Qalitions that organize to atdress and prevent youth sbstance use under the philosophy that local drug problems require local solutions. With a small Federal investment, the DFC program doubles the amount of funding through the program's match requirement, to address youth substance use. Recent evaluation data indicate that where DFC dollars are invested, youth substance use is lower. Over the life of the DFC program, youth living in DFC communities have experienced reductions in alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use. Grants awarded through the DFC program are intended to support established community-based coalitions capable of effecting community:level change. DFC defines a coalition as "a community- bascd formal arrangement for cooperation and collaboration among groups or sectors of a community in which each group retains its identity, but all agree to work together toward a common goal of building a safe, healthy, and drug-free community." Coalitions receiving DFC funds are expected to work with leaders within their communities to identify and address local youth substance use problems. The deadline for FY 2012 Drug Free Communities funding applications is March 22, 2012. Access: http://www.whitehouse.gov/ ondcp/informati on-for-potential- applicants Lady Bobcats Finish Regular Season 17-5 Sectional Tournament This Week at Princeton High School The Summers Co. Lady Bobcats finished the regular season with a record of 17-5 after picking up a 71-57 over Clay Couity and downing Woodrow Wil$orl 71-58. The Lady Bobcats are currently ranked #3 in class AA and will be in Sectional Tournament play this week at Princeton High School. If Summers County defeats Greenbrier West on Wednesday night, 6 p.m., they will battle the winner of the James Monroe vs. Pikeview game on Thursday night at 7:00 for the Sectional Crown. In the win over Clay County on Feb. 14 at Clay it was Candace B) who led the way scoring 4 points and pulling down a scii record 23 rebounds. Brandy Morrison added 15 points and 11 rebounds. Freshmen Avery Pivont also scored five points. In the upset of Class AA #6 Woodrow Wilson Candace Brown scored 39 points along with 8 rebounds and 10 steals. Brandy Morrion scored 19 points and had 8 rebounds. Avery Pivont added 7 points. Summers Middle School Bobcats to Host Conference Tournament The Bluegrass Conference Boys Middle School Tournament will be held at Summers County High School this Thursday and Friday Feb. 23 and 24. Parings for Thursday Night are: 6:00 #2 Summers vs. #3 Western Greenbrier and 7:30 #1 Peterstown vs. #4 Mount View. The Consolation and Finals are at 6:00 and 7:30 on Friday. Shown is Freshmen Avery Pivont going up'for two of her points in the Summers / Pikeview game. The Bobcats closed the game with a 78 to 52 victory. Alderson Municipal Court Report Ryan Wakeford, 20, Alderson, Expired Registration. Guilty, $150.00 fine and costs. Sylvia Mann, 40, White Sulphur Springs, Speeding. No contest, $125.00 fine and costs. Arron Hiser, 47, Alderson, No Insurance, Improper Registration. Guilty plea $375.00 fine and costs, 10 days jail suspended for 6 mths. Unsupervised probation. Benjamin Hamrick, 31, Green Sulphur Springs, Shoplifting. Guilty plea $75.00 fine and costs, $50.00 restitution to Little General. Suzanne Bokenko, 37, Chester, Va., Speeding. No contest $125.00 fine and costs. Karen Bordonaro, 68, Alderson, Speeding. $75.00, dismissed sentenced to traffic school. Van Fleshman, 47, Alderson, No Proof of Insurance, Improper January Alderson court activity as reported to the town of Alderson's Municipal Judge Travis Copenhaver. The following defendants appeared either before Chief Municipal Judge Travis Copenhaver or the clerks during the month of January. The dollar amount reflects court costs, fines, and in some cases the 45 , , civil penalty for.'shophftzng or restitution. All decisions are subject to appeal twenty days after action in the Circuit Court of Greenbrier County, W Shawn Steep, 40, Ronceverte, Driving Suspended. No contest, $200.00 fines and costs. James Zimmerman, 25, Hinton, Expired Registration. No contest, $150.00 fines and costs. St. Patrick Sponsors 6th Annual Fish Fry the three dinners, is jointly ponsored and hosted by the Women of St. Patrick and the men of the Parish, the Friars Club. All proceeds go to the benefit of St. Patrick Catholic Church. Dinners are served from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., eat-in or take-out, in St. Patrick Parish Hall located at Second Avenue and Temple Street, downtown Hinton; no home delivery. Take out orders can be placed beginning at 3 p.m. by calling St. Patrick Church at 304-466-3966. Registration. No contest $275.00- fine and costs. Edwin Fuhrman Jr., 59, Salem. Va., Stop Sign, Guilty plea $100.00 fine and costs. George Ewing, 41, Caldwell. Controlled Substance. No contest plea, $250.00 fine and costs. Carol Bauchinger, 22, Alderson. Driving .Suspended Guilty plea. $150.00 fine and costs Christopher Rogers, 49, Alderson, Expired Registration. No contest plea $150.00 fine and costs. James Wilson, 33, Alderson, Driving Suspended, Guilty plea, $200.00 fine and costs. Juanita Wells, 55, Alderson, No seat belt. No proof Insurance, No contest charge 2 dismisses, $25.00 fine. David Price. 41, Alderson, No seat belt. No concst $25.00 fine. Steven Tren;. 29. Alderson, Driving Suspended, Expired MVI. No contest, $275.00 tine and costs. Noah Pence, 23. Sinks Grove, No seat belt. No contesL $25.00 fine. -Cecil Chrisman, 69, Hinton,_No Operators. No conest $150.00 fine and costs;. Joey Quesenberry, 58, Beckley, Expired MWI. No conest, $75.00 fine and costs. The first real snow here Sunday didn't last long. By yesterday afternoon it was all but gone. But it was nice to see a good wet snow that will help moisten the ground for our garden growers and surely it was a treat for the youngsters. St. Patrick Catholic Church in Hinton again this Easter Season is sponsoring three Lenten Fish Frys on alternating Fridays: February 24, March 9, and March 23. In its sixth year, the St. Patrick Lenten Fish Fry features fried--and the increasingly popular baked-- tilapia served with potatoes au gratin; coleslaw, roll, drink, and desert, all for only $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. The dinner, which annually attracts more than 600 diners over